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How to use PowerShell to scan for Windows 10 security updates

Want to review Windows 10 security updates and patches before installing them? Run this PowerShell command.

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How to reach that person who will click on anything

There's always that one person who falls for every phishing scam. This is how you break them of that habit.

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How to set up a successful digital forensics program

The time to set up a digital forensics program is before you have a breach. Here are the decisions you need to make.

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Review: Protecting multi-cloud environments with Threat Stack

Because it's intended for use in environments that require constant uptime, Threat Stack simply concentrates on the detection aspect of cybersecurity, alerting admins when suspicious activity is spotted.

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Top application security tools for 2019

Checking for security flaws in your applications is essential. These tools can help find and fix them.

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Why fake data is a serious IoT security concern

IoT devices create massive amounts of data, all which could be polluted to throw off operations, business decisions, and even machine learning models.

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Data exchanges know all about you; soon they'll impact cybersecurity

Our digital lives, physical locations and credit card usage are traded on exchanges. If there’s such a thing as “surveillance capitalism,” data exchanges are the closest thing to three letter intelligence agencies.

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Cyber security relics: 4 older technologies still plaguing the infosec world

Understanding the issues of the past can help us be better equipped to deal with seemingly new issues in the present.

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State of cybercrime 2018: Security spending up, but so are the risks

IT and security management use more technology to defend against sophisticated hacker attacks, but still lag on security training.

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4 dangerous security assumptions to avoid

Many organizations take steps to guard against data breaches, employing new policies, tools and strategies that make them feel protected, but their defenses may not be as strong as they think. Unfortunately, this false sense of...

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Automating security at AWS: How Amazon Web Services operates with no SOC

Amazon Web Services CISO Stephen Schmidt explains the company's recipe for combining security automation with ways to get management and staff to take security seriously.

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Is your security operations center TTP0?

The new TTP0 community wants to do for SOCs what OWASP has done for web security. It will help CISOs improve their threat intelligence and threat hunting capabilities as well.

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Cyber threats fueled by AI: Security's next big challenge

Security has always been an arms race. But the addition of AI is like jumping from tomahawks to Tomahawk missiles.

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Why even the best antivirus software isn't enough (and why you still need it)

Antivirus software can’t keep up with new malware or variants of known malware, but it still plays a role in an overall endpoint protection strategy.

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7 unexpected ways GDPR and other privacy regulations make security harder

The GDPR and other privacy regulations are creating new opportunities for cyber criminals and roadblocks for security teams, while in some cases putting personal data at greater risk.

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How Microsoft's Controlled Folder Access can help stop ransomware

Part of Windows Defender in recent updates of Windows 10 and Windows Server, Controlled Folder Access can prevent malware from accessing or changing designated files.

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10 top security enhancements in Windows Server 2019

This new version of Windows Server offers several significant security upgrades over Server 2016, including tools to track ransomware and other malware, and to track lateral movement attacks.

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3 top multi-cloud security challenges, and how to build a strategy

A number of security best practices have emerged alongside the growth of the multi-cloud environment, security experts say, and there are several critical steps that all organizations should take as they develop their own security...

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3 ways politicians could prevent voting machines from being hacked (if they wanted to)

The current state of voting security is laughably bad, but we know how to secure voting machines. The problem isn't technical, but a lack of political will.

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5 open source intrusion detection tools that are too good to ignore

Everyone should employ an intrusion detection system (IDS) to monitor their network and flag any suspicious activity or automatically shut down potentially malicious traffic. We look at five of the best open source options.

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